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Loop: The Future Of Mobile Payments Or A Temporary Fix?

Loop is a new mobile payments startup making some fairly big claims. The company says it has invented a technology that lets you pay with your phone at nearly any point-of-sale across the U.S., without requiring merchants to upgrade their hardware. Nor do you have to own a particular device, like …

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All stories in Gadgets<p>Where's the killer app for smart glasses?<p>Smart glasses are coming, but what will they be good for? The answer lies beyond bringing notifications and Star Wars holograms ...<p>Abhimanyu Ghoshal<p>Amazfit's new Bip smartwatch promises 45-day battery life for just $100<p>Amazfit's new …

Nokia leaks Lumia 1520 details on Chinese online store: 20MP PureView camera, Snapdragon 800 processor

Looking for more evidence that Nokia's about to unleash an oversized Windows Phone? You've got it: the company's official Tmall store (an online marketplace in China) recently published a product page for the fabled Lumia 1520. There's no images to speak of, but the listing agrees with the …

Ketchuppp Is An App That Wants To Help Friends Catch Up In Person — Not On Facebook

Are you spending too much time looking at what your friends are posting on Instagram and Facebook and not enough time hanging out with each other IRL? The founders of Ketchuppp think so. And their answer to this problem is, of course, another app that’s designed to help you meet your buddies when …

Tune in Oct. 22 for new iPads, Mac Pro details, MacBook Pros, and Mavericks

Apple’s next event is upon us, and it’s likely to be action-packed. As Apple says: it has “a lot to cover.” So besides the speculation that rings in from the word cover (new Smart Covers, anyone?), Apple has some new tablets, computers, and software to discuss. <i>Read our full roundup of what to</i> …

HTC CEO said to hand off duties to focus on reversing decline

Peter Chou sheds sales and marketing responsibilities at the beleaguered handset maker to focus on innovation and product development, the Financial Times reports.<p>The chief executive officer of HTC is handing off some of his duties to the company's chairwoman and founder as the struggling handset …

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Flipboard As A Branding Tool

While you may be familiar with the big players in the social media arena (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest), there are many …

How to create magazines using Flipboard

Raise your hand if you're on Twitter, have a Facebook account, +1 on Google+, upload photos to Instagram and pin on Pinterest.<p>Good. I see lots of hands.<p>Now how many of you are on Flipboard and are using the platform to create magazines?<p>I still see a decent number of hands. But as someone who uses …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human …